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dichotomous

[ dih-kot-uh-muhs ]
/ dɪˈkɒt ə məs /
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adjective

divided or dividing into two parts.
of or relating to dichotomy.

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Origin of dichotomous

1680–90; <Late Latin dichotomos<Greek dichótomos.See dicho-, -tome, -ous
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